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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors



Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Excludes teachers classified in 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations. Excludes “Coaches and Scouts” (27-2022) and "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 28032$22.73/hr$15.08/hr$16.58/hr$19.23/hr$24.27/hr$29.78/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services150$26.21/hr
Education and Health Services590$20.84/hr
Leisure and Hospitality3,330$24.20/hr
Other Services1,150$21.53/hr
Public Administration380$29.27/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 50$20.62/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$21.49/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$18.08/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$16.15/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 140$22.10/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 170$19.51/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 190$19.56/hr28.1%
Rochester MN MSA 230$23.21/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 230$19.11/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 240$18.95/hr29.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 240$17.70/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 280$19.23/hr33.6%
Southeast Balance of State 280$18.66/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 360$22.54/hr35.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 390$20.85/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 460$21.21/hr29.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,960$24.46/hr34.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,210$24.41/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,590$23.60/hr34.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Massage Therapists 1,410$31.11/hr28.1%
Occupational Therapy Aides N/AN/AN/A
Special Education Teachers, All Other 220$65,541.68/yr7.0%


  • Massage body parts to relieve soreness, strains, and bruises.
  • Provide students with information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Conduct therapeutic, recreational, or athletic activities.
  • Teach and demonstrate use of gymnastic and training equipment, such as trampolines and weights.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Maintain fitness equipment.
  • Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations.
  • Instruct participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.
  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.